|Improv:21 - An Informance with Mark Dresser|
A performance and lecture by composer and bassist Mark Dresser, recorded on April 15, 2008, at the Marsh, in San Francisco, as part of the Improv:21 series sponsored by ROVA Arts. After a brief introduction by Derk Richardson, Dresser takes the stage and performs a lengthy improvisation, before launching into what is no less than a master class on extended playing techniques, intervals, harmonics, and the creative uses of amplification...
Keywords: ROVA:Arts; Improv:21; Lecture; Panel Discussion; Jazz; Improvisation; Double Bass; Mark Dresser
|Superstring - Earl Howard|
Earl Howard received a 2011 Guggenheim grant to create "Superstring", with Wu Wei (sheng, erhu), Allan Jaffe (guitar), Miya Masaoka (koto), Ernst Reijseger (cello), Mark Dresser (bass), Harris Eisenstadt (percussion), and Earl Howard,( Kurzweil K2600) This recording is or Superstring's premiere at Roulette on May 12, 2012. This is a very large file because the sound quality is very important. Please listen to this music out of good speakers or headphones...
Keywords: live process, electronic music, new music; improvisation; stochastic process; Guggenheim; Superstring; Wu Wei; sheng; erhu; Allan Jaffe; guitar; Miya Masaoka; koto; Ernst Reijseger; cello; Mark Dresser; bass; Harris Eisenstadt; percussion; Earl Howard; Kurzweil K2600; Superstring; Roulette; May 12; 2014